|DKRST ||04-07-2011 05:14 PM |
Brine shrimp persistance in FW tank
How long will brine shrimp live once they have been put into a FW tank?
Do they last minutes, hours, days (if not eaten)?
I have always fed freeze-dried or frozen brine shrimp and am worried about overfeeding with live brine shrimp.
|lorax84 ||04-07-2011 06:32 PM |
The big problem with live brine shrimp is they tend to get sucked up in the filter. When I do feed brine shrimp I usually feed less than I think I need to and turn off the filter.
|DKRST ||04-07-2011 06:52 PM |
That won't likely be a major issue in my tank. Heavily planted, minimal current and the filter intake is at the bottom (with pre-filter) on the opposite end from where I feed. (55 gallon)
|lorax84 ||04-07-2011 06:57 PM |
Brine shrimp can live weeks in a tank if uneaten. Honestly there are never any left when I finish so it's not really a problem for me. If you feed them slowly they will all get snapped up.
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